Original communication| Volume 33, ISSUE 6, P818-826, June 1953

Experiences with epidural analgesia for sympathetic block

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      A brief review of the history of epidural analgesia, the anatomy of the epidural space, and the technique of continuous epidural analgesia has been given.
      Experiences with patients treated with continuous epidural block have been presented.
      Continuous epidural analgesia is a safe and practical method of producing sympathetic block. With this technique a constant sympathetic block can be maintained for several days.
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